Month: March 2018

Uber is closing the doors on its on-demand package delivery service for merchants, RUSH, in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago, TechCrunch has learned. In an email to users, Uber said it plans to close RUSH operations June 30, 2018. “At Uber, we believe in making big bold bets, and while ending UberRUSH comes
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Amazon has reportedly hired its own cleaning crew for a new service called Amazon Home Assistants.  It’s part of a pilot program in Seattle that involves Amazon’s cleaners coming to customers’ houses to clean for them, Bloomberg reported.  The cleaners can be booked on Amazon Home Services, which previously only connected customers to independent contractors.
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Prison guards walks outside a courtroom during an appeal by Yevgeniy Nikulin from Russia who faces charges of hacking computers of American companies on Nov. 24, 2017, in Prague, Czech RepublicPhoto: AP A Russian national accused of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring, and possibly compromising the personal information of more than 100 million users, has
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Controversial vlogger Jake Paul, brother to similarly controversial vlogger Logan Paul, is developing a talk show for YouTube Red. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paul will host and executive produce the show, which is described as having a “late-night variety show feel.” The pilot for the as-of-yet untitled series is expected to start shooting as
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Alexa’s ability to control DVRs is going to improve in the near future. Amazon announced today that it’s updated its Video Skill API so that Alexa can now start recordings, launch an app, or carry out playback commands. Multiple set-top box makers already have Alexa skills, including Dish, Verizon, TiVo, and DirecTV. They’ll be updating
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